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DJ Mag delves into the history of dance culture’s Woodstock...

In 1992 there was a festival in the UK that changed the course of dance music history. A culmination of the acid house explosion, it...

Our latest mix series shines a light on S.M.A.L.L and Paco...

Fresh Kicks is DJ Mag's brand new mix series that aims to shine a light on the very best up-and-comers from around the globe, and...

Nixwax returns to Plan B to celebrate 6th vinyl release

Formed in 2011 to focus more on timeless dance music than passing flash-in-the-pan fads, Nixwax takes inspiration from the various avenues – disco, techno, house – currently explored within UK bass music today.

The streaming giant is following in the footsteps of Facebook and Twitter

Spotify has suspended all politic advertisements for service users, Adage reports.

Announcing the changes a week ago, the streaming giant shared that they do...

If you’re telling people to “keep politics out of music”, you’re missing the point. Here, DJ Mag’s Harold Heath explains why politics are an integral...

The Chicago-based DJ is famous for speaking his mind and continues to be the flag-bearer of underground house...

He’s known for speaking his mind on social media but Chicago-born house legend DJ Sneak is on the road to redemption. We meet him during...

Afeni Shakur, political activist and mother of Tupac, to be subject of new biopic

A biopic of Afeni Shakur – the late mother of Tupac and a prominent member of the Black Panther party – is in the works.


Titled Peace, Love...

What happens to vinyl records when they are disposed of?

A new book titled 'Decomposed: The Political Ecology of Music' will explore music's impact on the environment. 

The book which uncovers "the environmental cost of...

The summer of 2021 has seen a perfect storm of drug-related risks hit the UK dance scene: from an abundance of first-time ravers who turned...

Ever since the birth of acid house in the late ‘80s, UK dance music has been defined, legislated against and demonised on the basis of...

When rave meets politics

A new documentary exploring rave and acid’s impact on ‘80s Britain is coming to BBC Four next Friday, August 2nd.  

Everybody in The Place: An...

From acid house to modern politics and beyond

A new exhibition by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is opening this month.

Simultaneously running at Glasgow's Modern Institute and Art: Concept in Paris from...

The “political debate show set to EDM”...

Eric Andre has announced that a character from The Eric Andre Show, Kraft Punk, will be getting his own show dedicated to political debate and...

Proposes to change planning policies in favour of existing businesses...

The UK government has released a new whitepaper focused on fixing the country’s current housing crisis, and buried away in the annex is a spot...

After a trip to South Africa, an engagement with politics and a need to explore new musical avenues, these Bears have teeth.

“If someone said to you ‘Jesus is drinking in a pub in Elephant and Castle’ you’d go and have a look wouldn’t you?” Well, bearded...

Fatboy gave the finger to politicians recently, after refusing to grant them permission to use his tune at a party conference.

Fatboy Slim recently gave the finger to the politicians, after refusing to grant the Tories permission to use his 1995 track 'Happiness' for their Party...